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Local Transport Today
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Bus operators in Aberdeen and parts of Aberdeenshire have launched multi-operator day and weekly tickets under the Grasshopper branding. The day... continue
Local Transport Today
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Stagecoach is introducing one-third off adult fares for passengers under 19 years old on services in Wales.   ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More details have emerged of the Welsh Government’s pilot project to trial new ways of delivering rural bus services. The Government last month... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government has announced a fifth round of its Green Bus Fund, which will be worth £4.75m and is expected to secure 40-45 new low... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for Greater Manchester is seeking a consultant to advise on how to commercialise assets through activities such as sponsorship, advertising... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cardiff Council is commissioning a review of the city’s bus network. The ‘Transforming the Cardiff bus system study’ will identify... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
William Barter calls the average 170 passengers on a Virgin train “an abstraction” (Letters LTT 2 May). It is not my fault the number... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Giles Bailey, Strategeeb Ltd
Our society is ageing. This should be a source of great pride to all of us as individuals as we are improving the health and well-being of a large... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Steven Longman has joined consultant Mott MacDonald as a transport planner from SYSTRA Ltd where he was a consultant. Former CTC chief executive... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Leicestershire County Council is expected to approve plans next week for four ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) that will see local... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington (Letters LTT 21 Mar & 18 Apr) of Transport Watch perpetuates the myths regarding converting railway tracks to coach lanes.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
In your last issue you reported Greater Manchester’s desire to review with the DfT how the bus can play a bigger part in meeting the... continue
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Comment extra
David Metz
Mobility has always been central to human existence. Looking back, we can identify three past eras of human mobility. Man as hunter-gatherer emerged... continue
Local Transport Today
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A statutory bus Quality Partnership scheme is under development for bus services in Inverclyde. As well as covering two bus corridors the QPS would... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government has awarded the Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion councils £100,000 each to trial new methods of delivering public... continue
Local Transport Today
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The long-term future of Barnsley’s cheap bus fare scheme for young people is in doubt because of budgetary pressures. Barnsley Metropolitan... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach is to cut its bus fleet in South Wales by 10% from mid-July, blaming the decision on the Welsh Government’s bus spending... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
the city of York Council is to pilot free parking in its city centre car parks to combat competition from out-of-town retailing and internet... continue
Local Transport Today
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Welsh transport minister Edwina Hart has announced almost £5m to improve bus facilities in Newport and Merthyr Tydfil. Newport will receive... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has converted London United’s bus route 10 (Hammersmith-King’s Cross) to New Routemaster operation and announced... continue
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